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21/7/2014 Have your say about consequences for anti-social behaviour?
Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kevin Hurley, is carrying out a public consultation into new methods of dealing with offending. In the  survey members of the public have an opportunity to say what they think should happen to people who have committed low-level crimes or anti-social behaviour in their area. 
17/7/2014 Heatwave on the way
Areas around England may experience heatwave conditions over the next few days and the Met Office has issued a Heatwave level 2 alert for our area for Friday and Saturday.  
17/7/2014 Committee set to discuss economic growth
Economic growth in the district will be the main focus of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee being held on Tuesday 29 July, starting at 7.30pm at the Council Offices, Oxted. The meeting is open to the public.
17/7/2014 Tandridge Magazine – summer issue being delivered
Full of news and information the latest Tandridge Magazine is currently being delivered to residents and businesses in the district.
16/7/2014 10 Minute Shake Up campaign
Public Health England has launched a major new Change4Life campaign, in partnership with Disney to get kids more active this summer holidays. 
15/7/2014 Support the Poppies on the Street Campaign
The centenary of the start of World War 1 takes place on 4 August. Across the country events are being held to remember the 16 million people who died between 1914 and 1918. 
7/7/2014 How can we help you reduce, reuse and recycle?
Dealing with the huge amount of waste generated in Surrey homes is the challenging and costly job undertaken by the Surrey Waste Partnership, which is made up of Surrey County Council and the 11 district and borough councils in the county.

Surrey’s Plan for Waste Management outlines how we deal with the huge amount of waste generated in Surrey homes. On a regular basis we take a fresh look at the plan and update it to make sure we’re continuing to manage the county’s waste in the best, most cost effective way.

To help with this year’s update, we need you to tell us how we can help you to reduce, reuse and recycle more of Surrey’s waste. Find out more and complete the questionnaire  before 14 September 2014.

7/7/2014 Appeal for information about playground vandals
Hunter’s Chase playground in South Godstone has been targeted by vandals three times in the last week, who have emptied the dog bin and smeared the contents all over the children’s playground and surrounding fencing. 
4/7/2014 Green Deal Home Improvement Fund hands out £8.5 Million
The government’s newly launched Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) appears to be a hit with householders as £8.5 million is handed out within the first two weeks of launch.
4/7/2014 Loan shark awareness campaign
The England Illegal Money Lending Team, which works in partnership with local Trading Standards departments around the country to tackle loan sharks, is launching an awareness campaign to reach private rented sector tenants throughout July 2014. 
26/6/2014 Have your say about the community recycling centres
Surrey residents are being asked to give their feedback about Surrey County Council's 15 community recycling centres. The survey  asks which centres people visit and how often, as well as the types of waste they recycle and the information they would like available. It also explores the possibility of selling products like compost and reusable furniture at the sites. The aim is to help ensure the CRCs are meeting residents needs and they are able to recycle as much as possible.

Please complete the survey  by 20 July.

26/6/2014 Official opening of outdoor gym in Queens Park, Caterham
On Tuesday 15 July at 2pm, the Chairman of the Council, Councillor Liz Parker, will officially open the outdoor gym in Queens Park.
25/6/2014 No summer bonfires please
Tandridge District Council is appealing to residents not to have a bonfire to get rid of garden waste.
20/6/2014 Take control of your health with a free NHS Health Check
If you’re aged 40-74 you could be eligible for a free NHS Health Check at participating venues in Surrey. It’s quick, easy and free and could make a big difference to your health, and life, in the long term by working out your risk of developing five serious but preventable illnesses - strokes, heart disease, diabetes, dementia and kidney disease. Even if you feel healthy now, it’s still important to have a check.
20/6/2014 South East Awards honour local construction achievements
Tandridge District Council’s Building Control Team is celebrating with its customers following last week’s South East LABC Building Excellence Awards.
20/6/2014 Commemorating World War 1
The centenary of the start of World War 1 takes place on 4 August. Across the country events are being held to remember the 16 million people who died between 1914 and 1918.